European air traffic management organization Eurocontrol signed a 10-year, €50 million ($62 million) contract with BT Global Services to provide an upgraded network for air traffic management (ATM) communications across 47 countries. Announcing the contract on April 17, Eurocontrol described the New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS), which will serve as a backbone for data and voice communications, as a major upgrade in terms of service management and network architecture. It ...

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